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Pruiett Family History

Pruiett Name Meaning

French and English: variant spelling of Pruitt.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Pruett, Pruet, Prueitt, Pruit, Pruitt, Pruette, Truitt, Hulett

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Where is the Pruiett family from?

You can see how Pruiett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pruiett family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Pruiett families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Pruiett families living in South Carolina. This was about 20% of all the recorded Pruiett's in the USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Pruiett families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pruiett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pruiett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pruiett. 33% of Pruiett men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Pruiett women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pruiett were Farm Laborer and Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    33%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • House Work
    19%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Laborer
    13%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pruiett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pruiett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 38 immigration records available for the last name Pruiett. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 661 military records available for the last name Pruiett. For the veterans among your Pruiett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pruiett lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Pruiett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Pruiett in 1950 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

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